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  • Release Date: May 23, 2002
  • Runtime: 3 hr. 1 min.
  • Genres: Drama, Romance


Bengali filmmaker P.C. Barua directs this technically innovative and influential work about the evils of the caste system. Devdas (played by K.L. Saigal in the Hindi version and by the director Barua in the Bengali version) -- the son of a wealthy landlord -- is in love with the beautiful Parvati (Jamuma), the daughter of a lowly peasant farmer. Their respective class difference prevents them from getting together; he is sent to Calcutta to study while she is married off to a wealthy widower. Wracked...more